What the government is doing is hurting farmers rather than resolving the country’s onion mess.
October 9 withdrawal marks most delayed departure; season saw many rain records being drowned.
Decision to start sugar mill ops to be a priority for the new state govt that comes into power.
After wholesale prices touched Rs 50 per kg in September, the Centre banned exports and imposed stock limits, allowing retail traders to keep only 100 quintal of onions and wholesale traders 500 quintals.
In a series of decisions, the ministry of consumer affairs banned onion exports and imposed stock limits of 100 quintals on retail traders and 500 quintals on wholesale traders on Sunday evening to rein the prices.
The ministry of consumer affairs issued a notification today prohibiting onion exports till further orders.
Monsoon rainfall turned positive this year after staying below-normal for five years in a row.
As on 19 September 2019, water level in 113 reservoirs spread across the country was 144.179 billion cubic meter which is 85% of the total storage capacity and is higher than the 74% witnessed last year.
Malaysian and Indian Palm Oil Industry Join Hands to Promote Sustainable Palm Oil Production and Trade
"The objective of this MoU is to jointly promote Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) and Indian Palm Oil Sustainability Framework (IPOS) through harmonization between the two national standards."
The wholesale prices at Lasalgaon APMC in Nashik declined slightly this week and stabilised around Rs 40/kg.
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